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Expressing Colostrum During Pregnancy

Expressing Colostrum During Pregnancy

Some mothers opt for expressing colostrum during pregnancy. Why might they do this? What are the benefits? How about risks? Find out what you need to know. Read More

5 Healthy Pregnancy Snacks – Quick and Delicious!

5 Healthy Pregnancy Snacks - Quick and Delicious!

Need some healthy pregnancy snacks for work, on the go, or just at home? Here are 5 great ideas that are healthy, nutritious and delicious! Yum! Read More


Hand Expressing Your Breastmilk In 4 Easy Steps

Hand Expressing Your Breastmilk In 4 Easy Steps

Hand expressing can be hard work, however it needn't be! In our 4 easy steps, you'll be hand expressing breastmilk like a pro in no time! Find out how. Read More


This Technique Can Double the Amount of Milk You Express!

This Technique Can Double the Amount of Milk You Express!

Would you like to produce even more milk when you express using a breast pump? You can! This technique can double the amount of milk you express! Find out! Read More

Does My Baby Need Water? What You Need To Know

Does My Baby Need Water? What You Need To Know

Many parents ask "does my baby need water?" especially when the weather is hot, if baby has wind, or if baby is constipated. Find out if babies need water. Read More


Parenting With A Chronic Illness – 10 Tips To Help

Parenting With A Chronic Illness - 10 Tips To Help

Parenting is challenging enough - but some parents have the added challenge of a chronic illness. From thyroid problems to cancer, here are 10 tips to help. Read More


Drinking Alcohol While Pregnant A “Significant Public Health Concern”

Drinking Alcohol While Pregnant A "Significant Public Health Concern"

A new study from the BMJ raises concerns about alcohol consumption during pregnancy. As many as 80% of women consumed alcohol during the first trimester. Read More

Biting While Breastfeeding – 5 Tips To Stop It

Biting While Breastfeeding - 5 Tips To Stop It

Biting and breastfeeding are two things we hope never happen together! Find out how to stop biting while breastfeeding -- there's no need to bite back. Read More